PU CET PG 2024: Exam Date, Application Form, Syllabus, Exam Pattern & Latest Updates

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About PU CET (PG) 2024

PU CET PG 2024: The official notification of PU CET PG 2024 will be released in the month of April 2024. The PU CET PG 2024 application form will also be released in the same month. To apply for the PU CET 2024 admissions process, students must first pass the Panjab University CET PG exam. To take the exam, candidates must complete the PU CET PG 2024 application. The PU CET PG 2024 exam pattern varies by course, so candidates should be familiar with it. 

PU CET PG 2024 exam is an entrance exam conducted for admission in M.A, M.Sc, M.E, MCA, M.Com, and LLM courses. The exam will be administered in paper-based mode at various exam centres throughout Punjab. Candidates must go through the entire page to learn more about the PUCET PG 2024 entrance exam, including important dates, registration forms, admit cards, results, counselling, and other information.

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PU CET PG 2024 Highlights

Some of the major highlights of PU CET PG 2024 exam are as follows –

Name of the Exam

Panjab University Common Entrance Test for Post-Graduate Courses

Conducting Body

Panjab University

Exam Date

June 2024

Mode of Exam



LLM, M.Sc, M.E, M.Com, MCA and M.A

Total No. of Exam Centres

4 – Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Hoshiarpur, Muktsar

Admission Process

Online Counselling will be Conducted after the Entrance Exam

PU CET PG 2024 Important Dates

The PU CET PG entrance test 2024 important dates are as follows –



Registration Start Date for PU CET PG application 

April 2024

Registration Last Date for PU CET (PG) 2024 application 

To be Notified

Final date to deposit fee through Online mode only

To be Notified
Last date for uploading of photograph, signature with rest of the information on the websiteTo be Notified

Release of PU CET (PG) 2024 Admit Card

To be Notified
Candidates who have not completed their form but have paid their requisite fee can complete their form by paying a late fee of Rs. 500To be Notified

PU CET PG 2024 Exam Date

To be Notified

Release of PU CET PG 2024 Answer Key

To be Notified

Objections on PU CET PG 2024 Answer Key

To be Notified
Uploading of the response to the Objections and inviting Cross-objections (through e-mail only)To be Notified

Last day of submission of Cross-objections to the PU CET (PG) 2024 Answer key

To be Notified

PU CET PG 2024 Result Date

To be Notified
Availability of Online Admission Form (Last date)

To be Notified

Verification of documents

To be Notified

Tentative PU CET PG 2024 Merit List

To be Notified

Provisional Merit List (after removing objections, if any)

To be Notified

Provisional PU CET (PG) 2024 Admission List 

To be Notified
Date for submission of Provisional Admission List

To be Notified

Release of Admission Lists

To be Notified

List of Courses for Admission through PU CET PG 2024

Through PU CET PG entrance test 2024, the eligible candidates can get admission in the below mentioned courses –

Name of the Course

Total No. of Seats Available




159 (approx)

M.A. Journalism & Mass Communication


Master in Public Health (MPH)


M.A. English

100 (approx)

M.A. Geography


Master in Disaster Management


Master in Geoinformatics


M.A. History


M.A. Economics





267 (approx)

Master of Engineering (M.E)

96 (approx including all specializations)

Bachelor of Physical Education


Master of Physical Education


M.Sc Biochemistry


M.Sc Bio-Physics


M.Sc Computer Science


M.Sc Mathematics


M.Sc Physics


M.Sc Geology


For the full list of PU CET PG 2024 Cousres with seat matrix, click on the link below –

PU CET PG Courses List with Seat Matrix (PDF)

Candidates can check all details about the PU CET PG entrance test 2024, syllabus, pattern, eligibility etc through the respective sections on this page.

PU CET PG 2024 Course-Wise Exam Date

The course-wise exam date of PU CET PG 2024 exam is as follows -

Exam DateList of Courses
June 2024
  • M.Sc. (Industrial Chemistry)
  • M.Sc. (Computer Science)
  • M.Sc. (2 Yr. Course) Nuclear Medicine
  • M.E. (Computer Science & Engg.)
  • M.E. Civil Engg. (Construction Tech. & Mgt.)
  • M.E. (Chemical) and M.E. (Chemical with specialisation in Environmental Engg.)
  • M.P.Ed.
  • Masters in History
  • M.Sc. (Statistics) (2 Yr. Course)
  • M.Sc. (Geology)
  • Masters in Disaster Management
  • MBA for Executive
  • M.Sc. (2 Yr Course) Human Genomics
  • M.Tech. (Material Sciences & Technology)
  • M.Sc. (Biochemistry)
  • M.Sc. (2 Yr. Course) Environment Science
  • M.A. in Geoinformatics
  • M.Sc. (Biophysics)
  • M.Com. (Business Innovation)
  • M.E. Electrical Engg. (Power System)
  • M.Sc. Forensic Science (2 Yr. Course)
  • M.A. in English
  • M.E. (Food Technology)
  • M.E. (Biotechnology)
  • M.Tech. (Microelectronics) / M.E. (Electronics & Communication Engg.)
 June 2024
  • LL.M.
  • M.Sc. (Chemistry)
  • M.Com. (Hons.)
  • M.Sc. (2 Yr. Course) Microbial Biotechnology
  • M.A. Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Masters of Social Work
  • M.Sc. Physics/ Physics (specialization in Electronics) & M.Sc. (2 Yr. Course) Medical Physics
  • M.Sc. (Botany)
  • M.E. Mechanical Engg. (Manufacturing Technology)
  • M.Tech. (Polymer)
  • Masters in Public Health
  • M.C.A.
  • M.Sc. (Zoology)
  • M.E. Electrical Engg. (Instrumentation & Control)
  • B.P.Ed.
  • M.Com. (Business Economics)
  • M.Sc. (System Biology and Bioinformatics) / M.Sc. (Bioinformatics) (2 Yr. Course)
  • M.Sc. ( Mathematics)
  • M.A. (Geography)
  • M.A. (Economics)
  • M.Sc. (Biotechnology)
  • M.Com. (Master of Entrepreneurship and Family Business)
  • M.E. (Mechanical Engineering)

PU CET PG 2024 Eligibility Criteria

All candidates must understand the PU CET PG 2024 Eligibility Criteria before applying for the PU CET PG 2024 exam and filling the application form. Following points are the overview of the PU CET PG 2024 eligibility criteria:

  • Candidates must have completed their bachelors degree with minimum of 50% marks (45% for candidates belonging to SC/ST/BC/PwD category).
  • They must have completed their bachelor's degree in Science with main subjects as Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Zoology, Botany, Agriculture.
  • Candidates' bachelor's degree must be from a unoversity which is recognised by the Panjab University.

PU CET PG 2024 Application Form

PU CET PG 2024 application form and prospectus will be made available on the official website. Candidates can check the steps to fill out the PU CET PG 2024 application form.

Steps to Fill out PU CET PG 2024 Application Form

Candidates had to fill out the PU CET PG 2024 application form on the official website. Check out the below mentioned step-by-step registration process for PU CET PG entrance test 2024:

  • Go to the official website of Panjab University and visit the home page
  • Find the Register tab on the home page and click on it
  • Once the new page opens, fill in the basic details like name, email id, phone number, date of birth, and other details
  • Once you fill out all the details, click on the ‘Submit’ button
  • Create the account with email and password with credentials sent to the candidates’ mobile number or email id
  • Fill out the further details and complete the PU CET PG 2024 registration process 
  • Submit the digital copy of the photograph and signature and pay the PU CET PG 2024 application fee through credit card/debit card/net banking
  • Check all the details before submitting the details and submit the PU CET PG 2024 application form and take a printout

Documents Required to Fill PU CET PG 2024

To successfully fill out the PU CET (PG) 2024 application form, candidates will require to submit some required documents, which are mentioned below:

  • Candidates’ name
  • Mother Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Mobile Number
  • Address 
  • Email ID
  • Mobile Number
  • Exam centre  
  • Passport size photograph (less than 50 Kb in JPG format)
  • Certificates of Class- X, Class-XII, and Graduation Certificate
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • Income Certificate ( if applicable)
  • Medical Certificate (if applicable)

Application Fee for PU CET PG 2024

Candidates must pay the application fee in order to fill out the PU CET PG exam application form 2024. The PU CET PG 2024 application fee for each category is shown in the table below.


Application Fees

General candidates 

Rs. 2,175

SC candidates

Rs. 1,198

ST candidates

Rs. 1,198

PwD candidates

Rs. 1,198

Additional SubjectRs. 675/ subject

PU CET PG 2024 Admit Card

PU CET PG admit card 2024 will be released in online mode on the official website. On exam day, candidates must have their PU CET PG 2024 admit card with them. All important exam-related information will be included on the PU CET PG 2024 admit card. Candidates who do not have their PU CET PG admit card 2024 will be denied entry to the exam centre.

PU CET PG 2024 Syllabus

The PU CET PG 2024 syllabus includes General Knowledge, Reasoning, Verbal Ability, and Data Interpretation. Students can check the detailed syllabus below in the table. 



General Knowledge

  • Brands Company/Business entities
  • Personalities
  • Indian History and World History
  • Trade/Business terminologies
  • Personalities
  • Arts & Music
  • Science & Technology
  • Books & Authors
  • Sports and Movies
  • Business and Economy
  • International Bodies/News
  • Literature and Media
  • Government and Politics
  • Awards and Honors
  • Taglines
  • Logos
  • Days and Dates


  • Alphanumeric series
  • Critical path
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Cubes and cuboids
  • Artificial Language
  • Cause and Effect
  • Analogies
  • Directions
  • Input-Output
  • Blood Relations
  • Calendars
  • Clocks

Verbal Ability

  • Etymology & Roots
  • Inference-based passages 
  • Syllogisms
  • Antonyms-Synonyms
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Analogies
  • Tenses, Modifiers & Parallelism
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Foreign Words 
  • Noun & Pronoun Errors
  • Prepositions and Conjunctions
  • Subject-Verb Agreement

Data Interpretation

  • Tabular Data
  • Graphs representing Area
  • Column graphs
  • Venn Diagram
  • Line charts
  • Bar Graphs
  • Pie chart

PU CET PG 2024 Exam Pattern

Candidates should know the PU CET PG 2024 exam pattern before start preparing for the exam. Check the table below to know the PU CET (PG) 2024 exam pattern 2024.  

Name of the examination

Panjab University Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (PU CET PG Entrance Test 2024)

Officiating body

Panjab University

Examination mode


Total questions


Question type

Objective (MCQ)

Maximum marks



90 minutes

Negative marking

Yes (for some papers)

PU CET PG 2024 Answer Key

The PU CET PG 2024 answer key will be released on the official website by the examination authority. Candidates will be able to check the PU CET PG answer key with their login credentials used while filling out the PU CET PG entrance test 2024 application form. 

PU CET PG 2024 Result

PU-CET (PG) result 2024 is expected to be released on its official website in the first week of July 2024. To check the PU CET (PG) 2024 results, candidates must go to Panjab University's official website and log in using their roll numbers and course names. Candidates will be able to download the PU CET PG result with their login credentials and should be aware that rank cards will not be sent to them via post.

PU CET PG 2024 Counselling

PU CET PG 2024 counselling will be conducted for the candidates listed according to the PU CET PG 2024 results. A merit list will be created based on the candidate's performance in the PU-CET 2023 exam, Group Discussion, and Personal Interview rounds. Depending on the number of available seats, the university will hold multiple rounds of counselling. All candidates whose names appear on the merit list must attend the notified counselling date in person.

PU CET (PG) Exam Centres 2024

The PU CET PG entrance test 2024 will be conducted in the following cities - 

  • Hoshiarpur

  • Muktsar

  • Ludhiana

  • Chandigarh

Conducting Body of PU CET PG Exam

Panjab University, Chandigarh is the conducting body of the PU CET PG 2024 entrance exam. The PU CET PG exam is conducted at the state level once a year. The PU CET PG exam is conducted for admission to the various post-graduate courses. 

Important Dates

PU CET PG 2024 Important EventsDates

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FAQs about PU CET PG

What are the eligibility criteria to apply for the PU CET PG 2024?

To fill out the application form for the PU CET PG 2024 exam, candidates must have a graduation degree with at least 50% marks.

What is the PU CET PG exam?

The PU CET PG exam is a University level entrance exam conducted once a year for admission into the PG course. 

Who conducts the PU CET PG exam?

The  Panjab University, Chandigarh conducts the PU CET PG exam. 

What is the full name of the PU CET PG entrance exam?

The full form of the PU CET entrance exam is Punjab University Common Entrance Test (PU CET) for PG courses.  

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